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Apr 13, 2011

Weekly Pulse: Paul Ryan's Medicare swindle

Lindsay Beyerstein
Robert Parry in In These Times examines how Paul Ryan's budget test would turn health care for the elderly into one big free-market death panel.
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Feb 1, 2011

Weekly Audit: Crashing the Kochs' billionaire caucus

Lindsay Beyerstein
Oil barons Charles and David Koch held their annual billionaires' summit in Palm Springs on Sunday. The Kochs are best known for pumping millions into the ostensibly grassroots Tea Party movement.
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Sep 9, 2010

Weekly Diaspora: Hitting immigrant kids where it hurts

Catherine A. Traywick
After a long summer of name-calling and absurd attempts to deny birthright citizenship to children of immigrants, hawks are now bullying immigrant children on their own turf: Public schools.
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Apr 30, 2010

Weekly Diaspora: Boycotting Arizona

Erin Rosa
Thanks to SB 1070, a new law that requires immigrants to carry papers at all times to prove their legal status, Arizona has become the focal point of the national immigration debate.
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Mar 3, 2010

Weekly Pulse: Obama to push for reconciliation

Lindsay Beyerstein
oday, President Barack Obama will deliver a speech to Congress outlining his plan to move forward on health care reform. The president is expected to advocate the use of budget reconciliation.

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